Are you ready to shake off the winter blues (we sure are!)? Why not swing them away instead? There’s nothing more relaxing than the soft, fluid motion of a hanging daybed or chair. Suspended furniture—such as hanging chairs, sofas and swinging beds—are starting to show up in some of the most beautiful spaces around. Looking for inspiration? Hang around; we’ll hook you up.
A den with alternative seating ideas, including floor cushions and a beautiful, hanging basket chair. Image: Antonio Chaves
Hanging chairs are a perfect seating idea, adding a unique touch to your room’s design. Image: Clifton Interiors
An egg-shaped hanging wicker chair is perfect for a mid-century-inspired design space. Image: APD Architects
Create an outdoor space everyone wants to hang in, by arranging suspended, bubble-style chairs around a fire pit. Image: Rolling Stone Landscapes
Place a couple of decorative pillows and a cozy throw blanket in a hanging chair for added comfort and visual appeal. Image: Sean Litchfield
Ceiling-mounted hanging sofas and daybeds
Want to blow your guests’ minds? Suspend your sofa from the ceiling with heavy-duty ropes. Image: Escala Design Studio
This hanging daybed is perfectly placed to take advantage of the sweeping views. Image: Studio Beili
Feeling crafty? Convert a wood pallet frame into a beautiful, suspended sofa. Image: Andrew Sherman
This lovely patio swing is a modern take on grandma’s porch swing. Image: Allison Ramsey
This custom, contemporary day bed swing takes advantage of the beautiful coastal view. Image: Straticon Construction
Outdoor swing ideas
It’s a grown-up take on the classic kid’s tire swing, and it’s the perfect way to unwind. Image: Red Agape Blog
A contemporary bed with a twist: the platform is suspended from the ceiling. Image: Renato Carrigo
A suspended bed is perfect when floor space is limited: it’s a modern, innovative way to create under-the-bed storage. Image: Chaucey Bonbon Designs
A custom weekend home in the countryside features beds suspended from the ceiling by wrought iron hardware. Image: Harris Custom Builders
Ready to make it happen? Get some great DIY tips on how to hang a swinging bed, hanging chair or daybed from your ceiling with Domino Magazine’s great tutorial here.
What room or outdoor space would you add hanging furniture to? Leave a comnt and let us know!